Engro: Sustainable Fishing Entrepreneurship

Engro and the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) have entered into a partnership for community development and fishery improvement.


Aiming to provide alternative livelihoods to fishing communities and reduce harmful fishing practices,the top management from both organizations, including Khalid Siraj Subhani – CEO & President, Engro Corporation; Syed Muhammad Ali – CEO Engro Vopak and Elengy Terminal Limited and Hammad Naqi Khan, Director General, WWF-Pakistan, inaugurated the two-and-a-half-year long initiative at a local hotel yesterday.

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FTO offices being enhanced to ensure inexpensive, speedy justice: Abdul Rauf

Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Abdul Rauf Chaudhry has said that the number of FTO offices has successfully been raised to nine by setting up four more offices in numerous cities including Faisalabad, Sukkur, Abbottabad and Multan whereas other FTO offices will also be opened in more cities as well in order to ensure speedy justice to the perturbed taxpayers. 

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A function of Hamdard Naunehal Assembly Karachi chapter, comprised speeches, national songs, tableaus and dua-i-Said, held yesterday on the theme: “Freedom ought to be guided by wisdom and intellect (Saying of Hakim Said)” at a local hotel.


Speaking on the occasion, Mrs.

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Provincial minister of Commerce & Industries visited KATI

Sindh’s minister of Commerce and Industries Manzoor Husain Wassan has said that all projects of roads and infrastructure development will complete till the December 31 this year. While addressing a large gathering of business community on the occasion of his visit to Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI), he said that 2017 would prove a different year for Sindh and Pakistan.

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Telenor road safety measures

In order to further ensure safety and security of its employees, Telenor Pakistan has collaborated with National Highway and Motorway Police (NH&MP) through its Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) department. The collaboration facilitated a series of sessions on Driving Safety for Telenor Pakistan’s teams across the country.

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PSX receives 17 EOIs from local and foreign investors for equity stake

Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (Formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited) [“PSX”] has received an overwhelming feedback from foreign as well as local investors in response to its invitation for Expression of Interests (EOIs) for acquiring equity stake in PSX.


Divestment Committee of PSX, constituted by SECP towards the end of February 2016 in pursuance of provisions of Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) Regulations, 2012, was mandated to oversee and complete the process for divestment of PSX’s 40% equity stake to local and/or international investors.

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KATI urged government to take any possible effort to capitalize GSP Plus status

President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Zahid Saeed has asked government to take every possible step to capitalize GSP Plus status. In a statement, he said that after getting Generalized System of Preference(GSP) Plus status for EU, the 90 pc of Pakistani products get access without duties in 28 European countries, and our exports increased due to this status.

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